Bill Allows Fires to be Treated Like Other Natural Disasters and Provides Funding for Prevention Efforts
Jul 13, 2016
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), and Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) introduced the Wildfire Mitigation Assistance Act to provide more funding to mitigate the effects of wildfires and prevent future fires.
President Nominated Rodriguez in April Following Bennet, Gardner Recommendations
Jul 12, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner today urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to work swiftly to consider the nomination of Regina Rodriguez to fill the vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. The Colorado senators wrote to Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy urging them to schedule a hearing and a vote on confirmation as soon as possible.
Independence at Home program brings primary care medical services to Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions in their homes; has already saved $25 million in first year
Jul 07, 2016
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Senators Edward J. Markey (D-MA), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Rob Portman (R-OH) to introduce a bill to convert the Independence at Home (IAH) demonstration into a permanent, national Medicare program.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet issued the following statement on the Senate's vote to advance a bill that would establish a mandatory national labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and ten other Senators are urging House and Senate members negotiating the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill to include a provision that can help Denver International Airport enhance its security of soft targets and complete its plan to restructure its security checkpoints.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined a group of eight Senators in calling on Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to address a recent decision by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that could embolden Iran's terrorist financing.